Tag Archives: recycling

Why it’s time to talk about drinks cans

It is not surprising to read that consumers are still confused about what plastic packaging they can or can’t recycle, especially when there is no consistency in the message provided to households. What was a surprise to us was to … Continue reading

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Drinks can sustainability report

The attention on packaging’s environmental impact has markedly heightened in recent months, putting increasing pressure on governments, brands and retailers to act. Media coverage has been predominantly focused on the marine impact of single use plastics, including plastic bottles, and … Continue reading

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Achieving an 85% Aluminium Drinks Can Recycling Rate by 2020

By Rick Hindley, Executive Director, Alupro The publication of the National Audit Office’s review of the packaging recycling obligation system, followed by the Local Government Association press release regarding the alleged high rate of plastic packaging that is unrecyclable, make … Continue reading

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Top 4 metal drinks cans myths busted! Part Two

Last week we looked at two myths surrounding metal drinks cans and how they are recycled and revealed the truth behind the misconceptions. We discussed how aluminium cans are the most recycled drinks container in the world and there are … Continue reading

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Top 4 metal drinks cans myths busted! Part One

We understand the importance of recycling materials that we use every day now more than ever. Packaging related issues are in the news almost daily. We may know some of the waste and recycling stats but that doesn’t mean that … Continue reading

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Sustainable packaging at the Museum of Brands

Last month the Museum of Brands opened its Sustainable Packaging display to highlight the different food and beverage pack formats available. The Can Makers supplied a selection of aluminium cans for the recycling section of the display.  This helps visitors … Continue reading

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Alupro reveals 72% of aluminium drinks cans are recycled in the UK

By Alupro Whilst we are consumed by the issues of packaging pollution and concerns about where our recycling ends up, there is some good news.As aluminium drinks cans hit 72% recycling rate, data shows that almost 100% is recycled within … Continue reading

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